I have always love seeing and looking around old mines. With that in mind we got off I-70 and Idaho Springs and headed to Central City on a winding gravel road.
Not far into our drive we ran upon this old mine sitting on the side of a mountain.
Of course, here is a modern restroom facility that we can across during our drive.
The picture above and below is an old abandoned mine that is about to fall. I would have loved to walk around and look but it had no trespassing signs everywhere and I always try to obey the law so I didn't get to look around....except fro what I could see from the road.
The above mine was right before we got to Central City. I had been on this road a couple times before but I still enjoyed the drive immensely.